Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Tuesday Toppers: Pumpkin /Jack 'o Lantern

Tuesday Toppers: Pumpkin /Jack 'o lantern

This week I'm going to show you how to make the second topper in my halloween set, this super simple pumpkin topper. Its so easy that it would be a great project to do with the kiddies in you life (just use the straight side of a butter knife). It would also make a great fall or Thanksgiving topper too! At the end I show you how to quickly turn it into a jack o' lantern . Here's what you will need to make one:

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-Knife
-Black edible marker (optional)
-Orange fondant
-Whole clove (available in spice section of grocery stores)

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-Roll out a 1" ball of orange fondant. Take the knife and starting at the bottom, rock the knife upwards to make vertical indentations all the way around.

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-Take the whole clove and gently press it into the top of the ball.

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-Couldn't be any simpler!

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-If you want to make it a jack o' lantern, take the black edible marker and simply draw a spooky face on it!( One helpful tip is to let them sit over night to dry before drawing)

Happy Tuesday!

13 comments:

  1. Oh, these are so cute! Thank you for sharing your creativity with us. Did you flavor your icing? Or is it simply orange buttercream? Thank you!

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  2. Happy Tuesday - it always is with your great tutorials. Thank you for sharing!

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  3. Happy Tuesday indeed, for me getting your tutorials is the start to a fantastic week.

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  4. I love it! Thank you so much for sharing!

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  5. you are so clever ... I love that! well done ....

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  6. adorable! you always make everything look so easy :)

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  7. Thank you for sharing- I too agree that your tutorials are awesome!!! :D

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  8. I have been gone so long that I have not been able to try out your toppers. But I sure do hope to get back on it. because I have missed some great ones. Great work as usual!

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  9. Oh my goodness. This cupcake is the cutest thing! And it looks delicious. Your blog is darling! Can't wait to explore some more.

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  10. OT

    Hi! Congratulations for your blog! I'm Andrea, an Italian guy who created and managed a Food&Drinks blog.
    What do you think about a link exchange? :)

    Sorry for my bad English! ;)

    Ricette Blog

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  11. You what would be nice? If the pumpkin topper actually has a pumpkin flavor too. Haha~ :D But I guess the kids won't enjoy their sweets that way, huh?

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  12. What a great idea! I made this for some friends last night, and posted pictures on my blog--thanks for sharing how to make these! (They were a big hit!)

    www.revandthemissus.blogspot.com

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